Barentsburg snowmobile safari NOK 3295
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Barentsburg snowmobile safari

Experience the wonderful nature and the Russian mining settlement Barentsburg.

Heading towards Barentsburg



We are equipped and briefed before heading up Todalen then west towards Barentsburg. The journey then takes us on to Colesdalen and along the coast past Kapp Laila and Kapp Heer before arriving at the Russian mining village. Alternatively we go in Skiferdalen and across to Grøndalen before converging with Grønfjorden and Barentsburg.



Guided tour and lunch at the Russian Kitchen. Weather permitting we take the opposite route on the way back to Longyearbyen.



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Information

Safety is priority


Several of Hurtigruten Svalbard's guides have done the Arctic Nature Guide study and most are also authorized Svalbard Guide, through the Svalbard Guide Education (SGO). The SGO education contains the basic requirements for safe travels in Svalbard Arctic nature. It contains training that the Svalbard Tourist Destination and the authorities in relation to the Svalbard guideline's general knowledge of the archipelago, field safety and understanding of environmental and cultural values. In addition, our guides have training within our company throughout the year. We want you to have fun when you are driving, but safety is number 1 priority.



Difficulty


1. Suitable for all. 2. Suitable for most without any snowmobile experience, very easy and flat terrain. Distance up to 40 kilometers. 3. Suitable for most without any snowmobile experience, through some rugged terrain. Distance up to 160 kilometers. 4. Previous snowmobile experience recommended, long day trips up to 180 kilometers. 5. For those with previous snowmobile experience, very long day trips more than 180 kilometers.



Driving license


You will need a valid driving license for either car or motor cycle to drive a snowmobile. Make sure to bring this along for the entire duration of the trip.



What’s included?


Included in all organised snowmobile tours are: Briefing, snowmobile, fuel, snowmobile suit, snowmobile boots, mittens, helmet, balaclava, goggles, search and rescue insurance and an experienced tour guide with snowmobiles, security equipment and a safety sled.



Clothing


We recommend you to wear warm underwear, warm outer pants and a wool sweater under the snowmobile suit. We also recommend that you have extra clothes in a backpack. For example, an extra sweater, hat and gloves.

Pregnancy


Longyearbyen hospital discourages pregnant women to attend snowmobile and dog sled rides, because it involves a risk to harm the pregnant women and the unborn child.



Changes


In the interests of the safety of participants, we reserve the right to change the route in relation to weather and snow. This will not affect the price of the tour. Participants need to follow the tour guide directions and instructions. Our tour leader takes no passengers.



Alcohol


Driving under the influence of alcohol is not accepted.

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Price: NOK 3295
Facts
Price
NOK 3295

Driver NOK 3295
Passenger NOK 1595 

Duration and distance

Approximately 8 - 9 hours and 130 km 

Participants

Minimum 2 snowmobiles

Minimum age

14 years 

Degree of difficulty

4 - previous snowmobiling experience recommended

We require from participants that they must understand English or a Scandinavian language.

Period

From February to May

Online booking

call us +47 79 02 61 00
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